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Tag Archives: Consumer Protection

Adoption-Related FCRA Claim Dismissed (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff’s claim alleging defendants improperly provided and/or used a credit reporting agency’s “consumer report” against her in an adoption-related proceeding, in violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Plaintiff’s amended complaint alleges violations of ...

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Attorney’s Fees Trimmed After Rule 68 Offer (access required)

A plaintiff who initially demanded over $100,000 from a mortgage servicer that allegedly violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by failing to investigate plaintiff’s alleged delinquency, but who then accepted defendant’s Rule 68 Offer of Judgment for $5,000, is awarded ...

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Employment-Check Notice Not ‘Unreasonable’ (access required)

A defendant who provides consumer reports for employment purposes wins summary judgment in this class action suit alleging defendant violated Section 1681k of the Fair Credit Reporting Act with its “PEER Letter” notices informing affected consumers about the public record ...

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Court Dismisses Health-Insurance Robocall Complaint (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff’s suit alleging an automatic phone call to his cell phone from a government contractor to alert him of a deadline for purchasing health care insurance under the Affordable Care Act, violated the Telephone ...

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Individual ‘Lemon Law’ Claim Survives (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court dismisses claims in these three cases alleging Hyundai Motor Corporation misstated or misrepresented the gas mileage obtained by Hyundai Elantras, except for a single plaintiff’s Lemon Law claim based on the on-board mileage calculator. The ...

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